Daily Hope Devotionals - God

It’s Time to Change Your Mind

Changing your life requires new thinking. The battle to change the defects in your life is always a mental battle. It starts in the mind—and that’s where the battle is won or lost. Ephesians 4:23 … Continue reading It’s Time to Change Your Mind

Are You Hiding God’s Word on Your Shelf or in Your Heart?

The more of God’s Word you get into your mind, the more defenses you will have against persistent temptation. In fact, the Bible is part of your emergency kit for temptation. The Bible calls this … Continue reading Are You Hiding God’s Word on Your Shelf or in Your Heart?

Pay Attention to Satan’s Predictable Patterns

You can’t defeat temptation if you don’t understand how it works. The only good thing we can say about Satan is that he doesn’t have any new ideas. He’s used the same temptations over and … Continue reading Pay Attention to Satan’s Predictable Patterns

It’s Time to Start Doubting Your Doubts

At the root of every sin rests at least a momentary doubt about God. In John 16:9 Jesus says, “The world’s sin is unbelief in me” (TLB). When you don’t believe Jesus is who he … Continue reading It’s Time to Start Doubting Your Doubts

The Only Truth That Sets You Free

A lot of things that are true won’t set you free. You can learn how to program a computer, but that won’t set you free. You could read all the latest self-help books, but that … Continue reading The Only Truth That Sets You Free

Are You Telling Yourself the Truth?

Have you ever felt like you are a hostage to your thoughts? Maybe you just can’t get a thought out of your mind. Or you often find yourself doing things you don’t want to do. … Continue reading Are You Telling Yourself the Truth?

How to Take Every Thought Captive

Have you noticed your mind doesn’t always do what you tell it to do? Sometimes your mind has a mind of its own. Sometimes your thoughts go off in directions that you don’t intend. When … Continue reading How to Take Every Thought Captive

How We Learn from Pain

There are some things we only learn through pain—and sometimes it’s through the pain of other people. It’s wise to learn from your own experiences, but it’s wiser to learn from the experiences of others—and … Continue reading How We Learn from Pain

Resilient People Know How to Be Still

The key to resisting stress is the very thing that many Christians do the least: spend time alone with God. And yet this spiritual practice is absolutely essential to building a resilient spirit and managing … Continue reading Resilient People Know How to Be Still

Four Reasons Not to Give Up

If your focus is shortsighted—where you’re only thinking about your current difficulties or pain—then it’s only natural to want to give up. But if you look at things from an eternal perspective, then you’ll be … Continue reading Four Reasons Not to Give Up